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Microsoft Committed to Mixed Reality and HoloLens 2

Microsoft is reassuring the public that it still is focused on mixed-reality products, including Microsoft Mesh and the HoloLens 2 headset.

Microsoft's AI-Driven Teams Premium Now Live

Microsoft Teams Premium, which features OpenAI technology, is now available.

ChatGPT Integration Added to Microsoft Viva Sales

Microsoft announced on Thursday that ChatGPT 3.5 AI model is now available in Microsoft Viva Sales.

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Exchange Online Suffers Outage

Microsoft's Exchange Online service, as well as other Microsoft 365 services, were hit with a a five-hour service incident that occurred on Wednesday Jan. 25.

Microsoft Makes Drastic Cuts to Mixed Reality and VR Teams

Microsoft has eliminated some of its mixed reality and augmented reality development teams.

Microsoft Strengthens OpenAI Partnership with Further Investment

Microsoft announced a "multibillion" dollar increase in funding to OpenAI, maker of the AI-based ChatGPT and image generating tool DALL-E.

Microsoft Halting Windows 10 Download Sales This Month

Jan. 31, 2023 will be the last day to buy a Windows 10 download license, according to the company.

Microsoft Renames Office Insider Program to Microsoft 365 Insider Program

Microsoft's Office Insider program will now be called "Microsoft 365 Insider," the company announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft To Lay Off 10,000 Employees

Microsoft will be cutting its workforce by 10,000 jobs, the company announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft Launches Azure OpenAI

Microsoft's Azure OpenAI service has reached the "general availability" commercial-release stage, the company announced this week.

New Microsoft 365 Apps and Basic Product Coming Soon

A new consumer Basic product offering for Microsoft 365 was announced this week.

Microsoft Teams and Dynamics 365 Perks Outlined

Microsoft Teams and Dynamics 365 are getting new improvements aimed at retailers.

Microsoft Bolsters Datacenter Offering with Fungible Acquisition

Microsoft said on Monday that it will be buying datacenter infrastructure solutions company Fungible Inc.

Microsoft Products Losing Support in 2023

Microsoft will have a busy year, with a list of notable products and services "retiring" over the next 12 months.

Collaboration Capabilities come to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Guides for HoloLens 2

Microsoft's Dynamics 365 Guides add-on to HoloLens 2 is getting new enhancements, the company announced this week.

Fiber Cable Maker Lumenisity Acquired by Microsoft

Microsoft is in agreement to buy Lumenisity, a maker of hollowcore fiber cable for global networking infrastructure, according to an announcement made on Friday.

Linux Apps Support Comes to Cameyo Virtual App Delivery Service

Cameyo on Wednesday announced that its Virtual App Delivery service now supports Linux applications, expanding from Windows apps support.Cameyo's Virtual App Delivery service has extended its support to Linux applications, the company announced on Wednesday.

Rackspace-Hosted Exchange Service Gets Hit with Ransomware Attack

Managed services provider Rackspace issued an announcement on Tuesday confirming that its hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail service was disrupted by a ransomware attack. Rackspace's hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail service was disrupted by a ransomware attacks, the managed services provider confirmed on Tuesday.

Microsoft Turns to Partners for Azure Kubernetes Service Boost

In a joint statement by Microsoft and Isovalent on Monday, the two companies announced that Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) will be receiving eBPF capabilities.

Microsoft Adds Privileged Identity Management Delegation to Azure Lighthouse

The commercial release of Privileged Identity Management (PIM)-enabled Azure Lighthouse delegations is now available, Microsoft on Monday announced.